homophyly

homophyly

[hoh-mof-uh-lee, hoh-muh-fil-lee, hom-uh-]
noun, plural homophylies.
1.
a resemblance due to common ancestry.
2.
the condition of being of the same race.

homophylic [hoh-muh-fil-ik, hom-uh-] , adjective
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homophyly (hɒˈmɒfəlɪ)
 
n
resemblance due to common ancestry
 
[C19: from Greek, from homo- + phylum]
 
homophyllic
 
adj

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homophyly   (hō'mə-fī'lē, hŏm'ə-, hō-mŏf'ə-lē)  Pronunciation Key 
Resemblance arising from common ancestry.
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